Lesson 1, Topic 60
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The High Level

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The High Level - Live Class (with Cameron Drummond)

The High Level - First Part (Tune Building)

Bar 1:

Play the right Dot-Cuts and watch for crossing noises.

Bar 2:

No crossing noises and keep it in time with the click.

Phrase 1:

Let's try it together.

Bar 3:

Shifting keys but very similar to the first bar.

Bar 4:

Watch for those ugly C - E crossing noises.

Phrase 2:

Again, no crossing noises, there could be many!

Line 1:

Hone in on the steady click of your metronome.

Phrase 3:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as line 1

Bar 7:

Fun little bar, make sure the grace notes are correct.

Bar 8:

Don't rush to the D Throw, wait for the beat.

Ending Phrase:

Watch for any Grace Note Sync and Crossing Noises.

Line 2:

Zone in on the click and let your technique shine through.

Whole Part (1st Time):

Keep everything nice and steady.

The High Level - Second Part (Tune Building)

Bar 1:

This part starts with a Lift-Drop Crossing noise trap. Be wary.

Bar 2:

We've seen this rhythm before, let's try it with different notes.

Phrase 1:

Keep those note changes clean but effecient. Zone in on the Metronome.

Bar 3:

One note up from bar 1.

Bar 4:

The only bar 4 that's different.

Phrase 2:

Keep on the groove and the click.

Line 1:

Okay let's put this line together, watch out for those little catches and crossing noises.

Phrase 3:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as part 1

Ending Phrase:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Common ending phrase.

Line 2:

Okay let's put everything together. Make sure you are staying on the beat.

Whole Part (1st Time):

Let's get in the groove and knock out this part.

The High Level - Third Part (Tune Building)

Bar 1:

Let's get some nice clean strikes in this part.

Bar 2:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as Bar 2 of Part 1

Phrase 1:

Zone in on the click.

Bar 3:

One note down from bar 1 this time.

Bar 4:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Recycling is fun no?

Phrase 2:

Click, Click, zone in on the Click.

Line 1:

It's all about staying on the beat and playing cleanly.

Phrase 3:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as above

Ending Phrase:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same ending phrase.

Line 2:

Okay let's add up the new and the old phrases to make our 2nd line. Sync up with the metronome

Whole Part (1st Time):

Keep everything clean here, nice sync with your metronome with good technique throughout.

The High Level - Fourth Part (Tune Building)

Bar 1:

We are going to need nice clean birls for this.

Bar 2:

This is COOL when played in time with the metronome!

Phrase 1:

Same as before, nice even playing on the beat and clear technique.

Bar 3:

Again same thing, one note down.

Bar 4:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Common bar 4.

Phrase 2:

Let's try this fun ending.

Line 1:

Concentrated Playing: Listen to the click and be one with it. NO CROSSING NOISES ALLOWED 🙂

Phrase 3:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as above

Ending Phrase:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Common Ending.

Line 2:

Let's put everything together.

Whole Part (1st Time):

Here comes the whole part! Get a groovey groove going and stay in it. No making up where the beat falls.